Both the iPod Nano and the Nike+ kit arrived yesterday, days ahead of schedule. Rather surprising since stuff I order usually arrives days, weeks or even months after it should have.

The Nano is tiny, has a large (at least compared to the casing) screen, great sound and lots of space for tons of motivational tunes. I quickly tested the Nike+ sensor and a couple of features and everything looks as expected, but I didn’t bother to calibrate it since I can’t use the kit until Wednesday anyway.

What has not arrived yet is the information I need to connect to our new internet connection. It’s now been 14 days since someone was here and checked the connection between the apartment and the company’s network equipment. Now I need the static IP address, gateway IP and other relevant information. If that’s not happening soon I’ll just use the information my 3COM router guessed and see what happens. I have sent 5 e-mails to their support department without a reply.

Yes, of course I should call them, but I really don’t like to talk to people on the phone. I have no idea why, that’s just the way it is. It’s a good thing, then, that I have a job where I have to talk to people on the phone every day. Or maybe not. In the end I guess I have no choice, and have to call them and ask for the information. Or else we won’t have an internet connection and that would more or less be the end of the world.

What is also somewhat interesting is that the ISP hasn’t sent me any bills yet. Maybe they are out of business. That would be a bummer.